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Roosevelt Reservoir “Saved” For Earthquake Emergencies

At this month’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, we heard from Bill Heubach from Seattle Public Utilities about the future of the Roosevelt reservoir and its connection with earthquake planning. Read the complete minutes of the December meeting. … Continue reading

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SPU Installing New Water Line On NE 103rd Street

If you’ve been wondering what all the construction activity has been around the 1700 block of NE 103rd Street, it’s Seattle Public Utilities installing a new 2″ water line at the west end of the street just above Thornton Creek.

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The River Wild

After a weekend of solid rain, Thornton Creek swelled to nearly overflow its banks at the Knickerbocker site (20th Avenue NE) as seen here at 9 AM on Monday, November 19th. The Floodplain project (see previous article here) to be … Continue reading

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Metal Grate Replaces Wooden Storm Drain

On Monday the wooden beams that have covered a storm drain “sand box” (the City’s technical term) at the corner of 20th Ave NE and NE 103rd Street were replaced with a custom-made metal grate by Seattle Public Utilities. The … Continue reading

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